Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP

Russia denies role in ‘execution’ of Georgian former special forces operative in Berlin

  • Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, 40, was shot dead on Friday after an assassination attempt four years ago led to him fleeing Georgia
  • The West has accused Russia of masterminding killings and assassination attempts abroad before, including against former spies in Britain
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Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP
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The US had tested a conventionally-configured cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500km of flight. Photo: AFP

Russia’s Vladimir Putin vows ‘reciprocal response’ to US cruise missile test

  • US talk of deploying new missiles in the Asia-Pacific region affects our core interests, the president said
  • The Pentagon said it had tested a cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500km of flight
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The US had tested a conventionally-configured cruise missile that hit its target after more than 500km of flight. Photo: AFP
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